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Archive for January, 2013

First battery box photos

For the benefit of my single reader Rick, I thought I’d post a couple of teaser photos of the work I’m doing on the battery box. The electronics in this are probably rather boring, but I’ve spent so long researching the perfect components that to me it’s going to be a thing of beauty. The [...]

[See all project knee posts] So I’ve decided to fit my existing bicycle with an electric motor. The problem is that most kits come with all the parts you need, including an insanely expensive Lithium Ion battery. Although small and lightweight for the power they produce, they do wear out in a couple of years [...]

I have a bicycle which suits me fine – a fairly normal Ridgeback Supernova hybrid bike. I also have a brilliant double-trailer in which I take the children to and from nursery (a Croozer Kid for 2). This is all great, and the kids love the 3 mile journey to/from nursery (they often fall asleep [...]